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India a natural destination for Hollywood studios: FICCI
Washington, June 25 (IANS) With a growing middle class, a large English-speaking populace, a booming number of multiplexes and a cinema-obsessed popular culture, India is a natural destination for Hollywood studios, say US and Indian business leaders.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 10:42:16 AM

US, India business leaders press for free trade agreement by 2015
Washington, June 25 (IANS) US and Indian business leaders and policy experts want Washington and New Delhi to reach a broad-based free trade agreement by 2015.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 10:41:41 AM

US governor admits affair after mystery trip
Washington, June 25 (DPA) The governor of the US state of South Carolina, who had been missing for a week, finally turned up Wedensday and admitted to an affair with an Argentinian woman.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 9:47:10 AM

Indian, US business leaders ask Obama to name special envoy for business
Washington, June 25 (IANS) US and Indian business leaders and policy experts want President Barack Obama to name a high-profile aide to work with New Delhi to define a common vision for economic interaction in the years ahead.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 9:08:36 AM

US expects more violence in Iraq ahead of pullout
Washington, June 25 (DPA) The US military believes there will be an upsurge in violence in Iraq ahead of the planned withdrawal of its forces from major Iraqi cities at the end of this month.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 8:28:58 AM

US winding down efforts for Afghan poppy destruction
Washington, June 25 (IANS) The US is winding down efforts to destroy poppy in Afghanistan, special envoy Richard Holbrooke said Wednesday, after criticism that the zealous US approach has pushed peasants toward the Taliban.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 4:29:47 AM

US calls for end to China's controversial internet filter
Washington, June 25 (DPA) US trade officials sent a letter to their Chinese counterparts Wednesday urging them to revoke an order that requires a controversial internet filtering software to be installed on computers.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 2:51:06 AM

Production of cocaine, heroin dropped in 2008
Washington, June 24 (DPA) Worldwide production of cocaine and heroin dropped in 2008, with the sharpest reductions in Colombia and Afghanistan, the UN said in a report Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 11:26:02 PM

Depp tips Chicago waiter $4,000
Chicago, June 24 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp shocked restaurant staff in Chicago by leaving a mammoth tip of $4,000.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 10:46:30 PM

West Indies revel in playing at home: Dyson
Kingston, June 24 (IANS) West Indies coach John Dyson said his resurgent team will be more dangerous at home turf and will play an aggressive brand of cricket in the One-day seeries against India starting Friday.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 6:13:09 PM

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